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DOT/FMCSA RIN: 2126-AB47 Publication ID: Fall 2016 
Title: Electronic Signatures and Documents (E-Signatures) (RRR) 
Abstract: This rulemaking would incorporate the principles of FMCSA┬┤s regulatory guidance concerning e-signatures and electronic documents by amending various sections of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) to enable the use of e-signatures and e-documents in support of electronic recordkeeping. This would be less burdensome to the motor carrier industry. 
Agency: Department of Transportation(DOT)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: uncollected 
CFR Citation: 49 CFR 370    49 CFR 371    49 CFR 373    49 CFR 375    49 CFR 378    49 CFR 382    49 CFR 387    49 CFR 389    49 CFR 398    49 CFR 390    49 CFR 391    49 CFR 395    49 CFR 396    49 CFR 379   
Legal Authority: 49 USC 31136    49 USC 31502   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  04/28/2014  79 FR 23306   
NPRM Comment Period End  06/27/2014  79 FR 23306   
Final Rule  11/00/2016 
Additional Information: SB - Y; IC - Y, SLT - N Progress updates and anticipated accomplishments - NPRM published 4/28/14, comment period ended 6/27/14.
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Information URL: www.regulations.gov   Public Comment URL: www.regulations.gov  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Bivan Patnaik
Div Chief, MC-PRR
Department of Transportation
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue, 6 West,
Washington, DC 20590
Phone:202 366-8092
Email: bivan.patnaik@dot.gov